Australian data catalogue

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Catalogue of open data potentially useful for OpenStreetMap in Australia tracking licensing and waiver status. Maintained by @aharvey.


Australia Wide

Dataset Name Theme License Editors Currency Notes
GNAF Addresses CC BY 4.0 with Mail Restriction => Incompatible with ODbL Updated quarterly
PSMA Admin Boundaries Admin boundaries CC BY 4.0 with waiver Updated quarterly Import/Catalogue/PSMA Admin Boundaries
ASGS LGA Admin boundaries CC BY 2.5 - move to 4.0 in progress Updated annually Approximation of actual boundaries only, should use PSMA or state data instead
ASGS Postal Areas Admin boundaries CC BY 2.5 - move to 4.0 in progress Updated annually Approximation of actual boundaries only
ASGS Suburbs Admin boundaries CC BY 2.5 - move to 4.0 in progress Updated annually Approximation of actual boundaries only, should use PSMA or state data instead
ASGS Mesh Blocks Landuse CC BY 2.5 - move to 4.0 in progress every 5 years
AGRI Imagery 2.5m CC BY 4.0 - Agreed to terms of waiver via email, but unable to sign. This confirmation via email should be sufficient. Yes 2006-2010
Geoscience Australia Online Maps Basemap CC BY 4.0 - Agreed to terms of waiver via email, but unable to sign. This confirmation via email should be sufficient.
EMSINA Emergency Facilities POI CC BY 4.0 - Agreed to terms of waiver via email, but unable to sign. This confirmation via email should be sufficient.
Australian National University MapsOnline maps Various CC BY 4.0 - Agreed to terms of waiver via email.
Surface Hydrology Lines

Surface Hydrology Polygons

Surface Hydrology Points

Waterways CC BY 4.0 - Agreed to terms of waiver via email, but unable to sign. This confirmation via email should be sufficient.
CAPAD Protected areas CC BY 4.0 with waiver bi-annually
Australian Marine Parks Protected areas CC BY 4.0 with waiver
Location of Centrelink Offices POI CC BY 3.0 Australia - Waiver sent 3rd October 2019 monthly Alternative link
Planet Labs Australian Bushfire Imagery Imagery CC BY-SA / CC BY-NC - with waiver (limited to specified areas only)
Australian Antarctic Data Centre Map catalog CC BY 4.0 with waiver Some collections licensed under CC BY 3.0 are progressively being updated to CC BY 4.0.
Australian Communications and Media Authority POI CC BY 4.0 - Waiver sent 20th November 2020
Dataset Name Theme License Editors Currency Notes

Australian Capital Territory

Dataset Name Theme License Editors Currency Notes
ACTION GTFS Transit CC BY 4.0 - dataACT waiver sent, in touch 9th Jan 2019
ACT School Locations POI CC BY 4.0 - dataACT waiver sent, in touch 9th Jan 2019
ACT School Locations POI CC BY 4.0 - dataACT waiver sent, in touch 9th Jan 2019
ACTmapi Transport CC BY 4.0 with waiver
TAMS Transport CC BY 4.0 - dataACT waiver sent, in touch 9th Jan 2019
TAMS POI CC BY 4.0 - dataACT waiver sent, in touch 9th Jan 2019
ACTmapi POI CC BY 4.0 with waiver
ACTmapi Buildings / Addresses / Cadastre CC BY 4.0 with waiver import scripts
ACTmapi Admin boundaries CC BY 4.0 with waiver
ACTmapi Territory Plan Land Use Zones Landuse CC BY 4.0 with waiver
ACTmapi 2017 Imagery Imagery CC BY 4.0 with waiver Yes 2017
ACTmapi 2018 Imagery Imagery CC BY 4.0 with waiver Yes 2018
Dataset Name Theme License Editors Currency Notes

New South Wales

Dataset Name Theme License Editors Currency Notes
DCS Spatial Services NSW Imagery Imagery CC BY 4.0 - with waiver Yes
DCS Spatial Services NSW Base Map Basemap CC BY 4.0 - with waiver Yes
DCS Spatial Services NSW Point of Interest POI CC BY 4.0 - with waiver esri-dump the webservice
NSW DPIE Land Zoning Basemap / Land Zoning CC BY 4.0 - with waiver Custom Basemap Weekly Contributors Page Entry - Contains url for custom basemap.
TfNSW GTFS Transit CC BY 4.0 with waiver weekly
TfNSW Cycleways Transport CC BY 4.0 with waiver
TfNSW Speed Zones Transport CC BY 4.0 with waiver
TfNSW Boat Ramps POI CC BY 4.0 with waiver
Geographical Names Register Place names CC BY 4.0 with waiver No Good as geojson/osm
NPWS Estate Admin boundaries CC BY 4.0 with waiver 3 monthly
NPWS POI CC BY 4.0 with waiver
NSW Public Schools POI CC BY 4.0 with waiver 2016 or later to OSM
NSW Non-Government Schools

University Campuses

POI CC BY 4.0 (version confirmed via email), but owned by https://www.acara.edu.au/contact-us/acara-data-access who have an incompatible license.
RFS Neighbourhood Safer Places POI CC BY 4.0
Maxar Bushfire Imagery Imagery CC BY-NC 4.0 with explicit permission Yes 2018-2020 https://gist.github.com/andrewharvey/57da8ad7f9f425d4c811e6cd33b2fdcb
Waverley Council Data POI CC BY 4.0 - waiver request sent 2020-02-19
NSW Marine Protected Areas Admin boundaries CC BY 4.0 waiver sent 31/10/2020
City of Sydney Data Hub POI CC BY 4.0 - waiver sent 01/12/2020, "considering your request" on 03/12/2020 Varies
Dataset Name Theme License Editors Currency Notes

Northern Territory

Dataset Name Theme License Editors Currency Notes
NTLIS Basemap Not under open license, understanding is that they will move to open data but no timeframe. Last contacted Oct 2017.
NT Schools POI CC BY 4.0
City of Darwin

Traffic Signals

Transport CC BY 4.0 - waiver sent 22/3/2019
NT Parks and Reserves Protected Areas CC BY 4.0
NT Roads Transport CC BY 4.0
NT Parks and Reserves Admin Boundaries CC BY (unspecified version)
NT Government Controlled Roads Transport CC BY (unspecified version)
NT GTFS Darwin Alice Springs Transport CC BY (unspecified version)
Dataset Name Theme License Editors Currency Notes


Queensland

Dataset Name Theme License Editors Currency Notes
QSpatial Property Address or DCDB (DNRM) Addresses CC BY 4.0 - waiver equivalent + interpretation oa PR
QSpatial Basemap Topographic Web Service Basemap CC BY 4.0 - waiver equivalent + interpretation
QSpatial Map Lite Web Service Basemap CC BY 4.0 - waiver equivalent + interpretation
Hospital & Health Service facilities Health CC BY ND 3.0 [[:File:|with waiver]]
Queensland Globe Imagery Imagery Appears to not be under an open license
QLD Schools POI CC BY 4.0
Department of Environment and Science

Protected Areas of Queensland

Protected Areas CC BY 3.0 AU with waiver
Translink GTFS (TMR) Transit CC BY 4.0 - explicit permission - waiver sent 16th Mar (TMR), followed up 13th Mar, last update 24th Apr
QSpatial, Department of Transport and Main Roads, State controlled roads surveyed centreline - Queensland Transport CC BY 4.0 with waiver QSpatial State Controlled Roads dataset
QSpatial Road and Street Web Map Service Transport CC BY 4.0 - waiver equivalent + interpretation
QSpatial Baseline Roads and Tracks Transport CC BY 4.0 - waiver equivalent + interpretation
Guide to Queensland Roads Transport Feb 2021 - Currently under mix of licenses so can't release To be updated this year & released under new licence. Will consider waiver then.
Individual City Data
Brisbane City Council POI / Transit / Addresses CC BY 4.0 with waiver
Gold Coast CC BY 3.0 AU - waiver sent 6th Aug 2018 - explicit permission received but still discussing waiver Sept 2019
Ipswich Traffic Signals Transport CC BY 3.0 AU
Logan City CC BY 3.0 Unported - waiver sent 20th Nov 2019 to generic council mailbox.
Noosa POI / Transport CC BY 4.0 - with waiver
Noosa Aerial Imagery Imagery Licensed through DNRME, so Noosa is unable to provide any permission.
Sunshine Coast Council POI / Transport / Addresses CC0, CC BY 3.0 - waiver sent Nov 2019 to contact form
City of Townsville
  • Land Parcels
  • Properties
  • Road Centerlines
  • Suburbs
Addresses

Transport

Admin Boundaries

CC BY 4.0 with waiver (ambiguous as to which datasets it covers due to the URL, those listed on the left are okay, others we should confirm before using)
Dataset Name Theme License Editors Currency Notes

South Australia

Dataset Name Theme License Editors Currency Notes
Location SA Topographic Basemap confirmed not under an open license, may move to CC BY in the near future, last contact Nov 2019
Location SA Imagery Imagery confirmed not under an open license, may move to CC BY in the near future, last contact Nov 2019 No
Location SA Basemap Basemap confirmed not under an open license, may move to CC BY in the near future, last contact Nov 2019
Adelaide Metro GTFS (DTPI) Transit CC BY 4.0 with waiver
Adelaide Public Transport Stop Data (DTPI) Transit CC BY 4.0 with waiver
DPTI SA Place names CC BY 4.0 with waiver
DPTI SA Transport CC BY 4.0 with waiver
DPTI SA Admin boundaries CC BY 4.0 with waiver
DPTI SA

Landuse

Landuse CC BY 4.0 with waiver
SA Health Hospital Locations POI CC BY 4.0 with waiver
SA Environment Protected areas CC BY 4.0 with waiver import discussion
SA Environment

Recreation Trails

Transport CC BY 4.0 with waiver
SA Environment

Landuse

Landuse CC BY 4.0 with waiver
SA Education

Schools 2 Childcare

POI CC BY 4.0 with waiver
SA LGA POIs POI, Transport CC BY 4.0 with waiver
SA Communities POI CC BY 4.0 with waiver
SA Environment Waterways CC BY 4.0 with waiver
Airborne Research Australia Imagery CC BY-NC-SA with tracing waiver Yes Jan 2020 https://gitlab.com/andrewharvey/ara-cogeo
Dataset Name Theme License Editors Currency Notes

Tasmania

Dataset Name Theme License Editors Currency Notes
listdata Imagery Imagery CC BY 3.0 - does not agree to waiver in May 2017 and again in Dec 2018 due issues with chained attribution
Tasmania Placenames Place names Closed license
Launceston City Council Orthophoto Imagery nonfree with waiver PR 2013
Launceston City Council Open Data Addresses / Transport / POI CC BY 3.0 with waiver No
Hobart City Council Buildings CY BY 3.0 AU Buildings imported pre waiver in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/28643542
Glenorchy City Council Buildings CC BY 3.0 AU
Dataset Name Theme License Editors Currency Notes

Victoria

Dataset Name Theme License Editors Currency Notes
VIC Schools POI CC BY 4.0
VicRoads Speed Signs Transport CC BY 4.0 waiver sent 12/12/2018 No
Vicmap Address Addresses CC BY 4.0 with waiver No
Vicmap Admin Admin boundaries CC BY 4.0 with waiver No
Vicmap Crown Land Tenure Landuse CC BY 4.0 with waiver No
Vicmap Elevation Terrain CC BY 4.0 with waiver No
Vicmap Features of Interest POI CC BY 4.0 with waiver No
Vicmap Hydro Waterways CC BY 4.0 with waiver No
Vicmap Planning Landuse CC BY 4.0 with waiver No
Vicmap Property Landuse/Cadastre CC BY 4.0 with waiver No discussion
Vicmap Transport Transport CC BY 4.0 with waiver No
Vicmap Vegetation Landuse CC BY 4.0 with waiver No
VICNAMES Place names CC BY 4.0, subset of Vicmap Features of Interest which is covered already.
PTV Transport CC BY 4.0, waiver sent considering 17 Dec 2019 No discussion
Victorian Ports Corporation (Melbourne) Transport CC BY 4.0, with waiver
City of Ballarat CC BY 3.0, explicit permission requested on Dec 26 2018 via Ballarat Building Import
City of Greater Bendigo
Brimbank City Council
Cardinia Shire Council
Colac Otway Shire
Corangamite Shire Council
City of Greater Geelong CC BY 3.0
Golden Plains Shire Council
Hobsons Bay City Council POI/Transport CC BY 2.5 and CC BY 3.0 with waiver
Manningham City Council
City of Melbourne Address / POI / Imagery CC BY 4.0 with waiver Yes Annual (imagery) imagery processing
Mitchell Shire Council
Nillumbik Shire Council
Northern Grampians Shire Council
City of Port Phillip
Greater Shepparton City Council
Southern Grampians Shire Council
Strathbogie Shire Council
Surf Coast
City of Whittlesea
Wyndham City Council POI/Transport CC BY 2.5 and CC BY 3.0 with waiver
Yarriambiack Shire Council
Dataset Name Theme License Editors Currency Notes

Western Australia

Dataset Name Theme License Editors Currency Notes
Transperth Transit License not compatiable with ODbL talk-au discussion
Main Roads WA Transport CC BY 4.0 with waiver PR to OSM
WA Schools POI CC BY 4.0
Dataset Name Theme License Editors Currency Notes


License colours: Waiver rejected | Waiver in progress | Waiver completed (based on OSMF waiver, irrespective of explicit permissions)

Links

See also

Permissions
contains a list of all obtained permissions grouped by the languages
Contributors
a list of all data contributors
New Zealand Data Catalogue

References